Posts in category Korea

Top Ten Things to Do in Korea (Update...

Top Ten Things to Do in Korea (Updated)
Click here for an updated version of this post with photos and more details about Korea’s Top Ten Things to Do. Now that I am no longer in Korea, I think it’s time to archive this top ten list.  I put together this list at the beginning of my tour in Korea.  It’s a list of the top ten things you can do while visiting Kore [...]

Tepid response to tragedy

Tepid response to tragedy
I searched the Korean news media web sites for the Korean perspective on today’s events.  I thought the official response to the massacre at Virginia Tech was tepid at best and tasteless at worst.  President Roh Moo-hyun sent his condolences to the families of the 32 victims at Virginia Tech who died at the hands of 23-year-old Korean [...]

Inside North Korea

Inside North Korea
My eyes and ears still perk up whenever I see or hear something about the Koreas.  This video clip showing footage of life inside North Korea produced by National Geographic is absolutely heartbreaking.  No explanation needed.  Watch it for yourself before it’s yanked off YouTube for copyright violation or another reason.   http://www. [...]